OSHA 1910.27

OSHA 1910.27

Rope Descent Systems - Anchorage


Attention Building Owners: The OSHA 1910.27 New Final Rule involves the inspection and certification of permanent building anchorages for rope descent systems which must be implemented by November 20, 2017. The new rule requires that “…the building owner must inform the employer, in writing, that the building owner has identified, tested, certified, and maintained each anchorage such it is capable of supporting 5,000 pounds in any direction…” A qualified person is to conduct an inspection of each anchorage annually. The certification of each anchorage is required at least every ten years. This new rule will help ensure the safety of workers on your building(s). Contact one of our professionals today at 800.772.7991 or information@bechtbt.com for assistance.
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